Transfer round-up: 28-year-old set for Arsenal medical, Chelsea FC eye £44m double deal
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The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours.
Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-up to the January transfer window.
It was a busy summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements for the 2017-18 campaign.
However, there is still plenty of business to be done, with the January transfer window offering clubs the chance to bolster their squads mid-way through the Premier League season.
We’ll keep you up to date with the very latest transfer news concerning your club in our daily gossip and rumours column.
With the January transfer window now open and in full swing, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in the round-up below.
Latest football transfer news:
Armenia playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 28, will undergo a medical at Arsenal on Sunday, with his move to the Gunners from Manchester United expected to be completed by Monday.
Jose Mourinho seems to be convinced that Alexis Sanchez is set to sign for Manchester United imminently after he watched his side seal a 1-0 win over Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
Chelsea FC are closing in on a deal to sign Roma duo Edin Dzeko, 31, and Emerson Palmieri, 23, in a £44mm double deal.
Arsenal are “on the brink” of completing a deal to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, from Borussia Dortmund – if they are willing to pay a club-record £55m.
Chelsea FC are looking into the possibility of signing Islam Slimani on loan in the January transfer window.
Tottenham are keen on signing Bordeaux attacker Malcom, but want to be the only bidders to avoid the Brazilian’s price-tag rising.
Arsenal have made a first £44m bid to sign 28-year-old Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund.